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Thank you Email Typo

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:46 pm

Had an SA interview at a boutique firm and just realized that I made a typo in my thank you email to the partners who interviewed me.

While I've read cautions against sending thank you emails, I felt that there was upside in this situation because I knew that the firm was interviewing a bunch of candidates that afternoon. The interview seemed to go really well, and I wanted to drive my interest home. In a few sentences I reiterated a good part from the conversation and attached the most recent version of my resume.

But the last line of my email read:

Attached is the most recent copy of my resume. I appreciate your time and consideration, and I would be excited to with you this summer.

Is forgetting the word "work" an auto-ding? Kinda freaking out about it

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Re: Thank you Email Typo

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:54 pm

It's not great, but there's a fair chance they won't notice or even read the whole thing.

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Re: Thank you Email Typo

Postby AZ123 » Thu Feb 15, 2018 10:52 pm

I was looking for the typo and I didn't even notice it at first. You're fine.

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Re: Thank you Email Typo

Postby Toni V » Fri Feb 16, 2018 12:54 am

That's why it is a good idea to run everything through Grammarly.

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Re: Thank you Email Typo

Postby ughbugchugplug » Fri Feb 16, 2018 1:06 am

Haha is this the guy everyone emailed me about? All us partners at the firm really got a good laugh about how we would never hire you no matter how good your _ product was given this typo

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Re: Thank you Email Typo

Postby shock259 » Fri Feb 16, 2018 12:29 pm

Odds of someone realizing that are pretty small. But you can't do anything about it now anyway, so might as well move on.

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Re: Thank you Email Typo

Postby gaddockteeg » Fri Feb 16, 2018 1:07 pm

This is pretty much why they tell you not to write thank you emails.

This acts as a strike against you, albeit a small one. If you were a good candidate before, you're probably fine. If you were on the fence, this could have been hurt.

Nothing you can do about it now though.

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Re: Thank you Email Typo

Postby omar1 » Fri Feb 16, 2018 2:23 pm

Send another email:

*work

But with all seriousness, you shouldn't freak out about something you have no control over. For the future, proofread one extra time before sending. GL!

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Re: Thank you Email Typo

Postby s1m4 » Fri Feb 16, 2018 3:00 pm

One of my friends with a great resume and a great interview misspelled the managing partner's last name very badly somehow in a thank-you e-mail (ex: Smyth vs Symf) and still got the job (which was a great job - not shitlaw).

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Re: Thank you Email Typo

Postby toast and bananas » Fri Feb 16, 2018 6:13 pm

I don't think you're doomed but stop sending thank you emails

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Re: Thank you Email Typo

Postby FloridaCoastalorbust » Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:15 pm

doesnt matter at all. have a scotch.

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Re: Thank you Email Typo

Postby mohdban » Mon Feb 26, 2018 1:10 am

Basically unhirable.



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